This Natural Ice Skating Rink In New Mexico Is The Perfect Winter Activity

You might remember years past when winter was a time to get outside and find something magical. Although these activities are less common, the small mountain town of Cloudcroft holds the southernmost ice rink, and the only natural ice rink in New Mexico. This quaint ice rink will let you and the whole family experience the magic of winter with a hint of nostalgia in the sweet town of Cloudcroft.

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Do you have fond memories of ice skating in the winter? Have you been to this natural rink? Let us hear all about your experience in the comments, and don’t forget to share your photos from all of your winter outings with us in our New Mexico Nature Lovers Facebook group, or tag us on Instagram by tagging #onlyinnewmexico for a chance to be featured!

For another winter activity that’s a bit more exhilarating, check out the most underrated snow tubing park that’s right here in New Mexico.